September 23, 2023


An Interactive Session

Call for roster – Visual Communication Expert (Creative Content), RBDakar – Senegal

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The WFP West Africa location extends from Mauritania to Chad and along the coastline from Cameroon to Senegal. It is made up of 19 international locations Benin Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The Regional Bureau for West & Central Africa (RBD) is primarily based in Dakar and delivers strategic guidance, technical assist, and course to state functions in these nations.

The Communications Advocacy and Internet marketing (CAM) Device at the Regional Bureau for Western Africa (RBD) is implementing distinct communications and/or advocacy designs, significantly coordinating and running multimedia and digital content output and deliberate media engagement from RBD to advance engagement with partners and create a favourable ecosystem for fundraising as well as political assistance and involvement.

In Western Africa Regional Bureau in Dakar, Senegal, a Senior Regional Communications and Advocacy Officer provides management and strategic guidance to the Communication Advocacy and Marketing team. To even more reinforce this crew, WFP RBD is searching for to make a roster of Visual Interaction Professional (Imaginative Content material)who will guidance the generation, style and design of several artistic material assignments in the region, direct on put up-generation of content in liaison with State Offices, HQ and other WFP places of work, vacation to the industry to acquire create compelling multimedia storytelling – using superior-conclude expert videography, images and, textual content and graphics capabilities – to demonstrate the impact of the scale-up on group livelihoods, food stuff stability, diet, school feeding and extra.

The purpose is to enable stakeholders realize the scale of the change communities are making in their lives demonstrating that despite challenges, West Africa, specially the Sahel, is alive and that the people are getting motion in direction of development even with many issues together with the corona virus pandemic.


This get in touch with for the roster – Visual Interaction Qualified (Inventive Content) Expert is published to achieve two targets:

(i) generate a pipeline of talent to aid a brief variety and deployment of Visible Communication Specialists (Creative Written content) on a need to have foundation and

(ii) to give an prospect to Visual Interaction Experts (Resourceful Content material) to express curiosity in remaining part of this roster to meet up with the 1st objective.

This announcement is not linked to any present-day open position. On the other hand, all apps acquired will be reviewed and will be subject matter to a range procedure to evaluate the pertinent qualified experience and qualifications of the candidates.

Essential ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

A Visible Interaction Specialist (Innovative Content material) would be dependable for the Crucial accountabilities detailed below.

  1. As a visible communication pro, assistance deal with end to conclusion visible communication products and establish tactics for the integrated resilience scale-up in the Sahel, in liaison with Head of Unit, CAMRES Specific Assignments Coordinator and Resilience and Livelihoods teams.
  2. Serve as audiovisual creative information strategist and producer for RBD – and deploying, as essential for pictures and videography.
  3. Serve as a content producer with specialized technological abilities in virtual fact productions.
  4. Give strategic assistance and give guidance to CO groups to strengthen communications to achieve the most effects.
  5. Create and implement training and present extensive support for COs and job groups.
  6. Guideline visible storytelling throughout the region in coordination with RBD Team Chief and CO Teams to design a generation outline and strategy with conceptual framework, tactic, and vision to produce video clip and photographic work including artistic briefs and scenarios and then set up capturing for distinct projects
  7. Style, create and produce persuasive, artistic audiovisual articles for online events that make it straightforward for audiences to have an understanding of info, narratives, and proof factors, functioning in anticipation and delivering swift turnaround answers for final-moment requests.
  8. Coordinate and prepare journey to websites, as essential, and be certain skilled filming and images of the interventions make content together with partaking text, photos, videos, and audio information for use throughout a vary of integrated platforms, to assist advocacy.
  9. Lead video clip productions, pictures and graphics submit-production, which include captioning, outputting remaining deliverables in just established timelines.
  10. Liaise with CAM HQ (Creative Studio) to develop complementary resources, model, branding, high-quality, and measurements.
  11. Other responsibilities and jobs as requested by Head of Unit

DELIVERABLES AT THE Stop OF THE Contract (inclusive and not solely):

  • Imaginative information briefs, area output and put up-output for audio-visual and photographic narratives associated to the built-in resilience scale-up in the Sahel
  • Digital Truth movie tales from the Western Africa area
  • Assist to Storytellers’ production crews in Nation Places of work
  • Videos on different Projects in the location
  • Advice and responses for high quality movie material production for CAM colleagues and external producers in the location – continuous
  • Video coaching classes for communication officers who are also content producers in the region.
  • Significant-resolution shots with captions, reflecting programmes/interventions, actions, as properly as influence on communities / environment for social media use, studies, or awareness-based goods, some accompanied with solid beneficiary or associate/employees testimonies.

Normal Bare minimum Skills


Highly developed university diploma identified by in fields relevant to the visible arts, interaction, journalism, images, fantastic arts. Specialised instruction and / or certificate in online video, photographic, digital information generation will be an asset or Initially College diploma in the identical disciplines with additional many years of pertinent get the job done experience and/or teaching.

Should you not obtain your college diploma in this connection kindly be aware that it will be your duty to acquire a official letter from your Ministry of Schooling stating their recognition of the university and degree


The minimum amount prerequisite for specialist-amount expertise is as follows:

Degree I Consultancy: three (3) decades of applicable progressively accountable professional publish-graduate practical experience in multimedia journalism, photography, videography, visible storytelling, creating. A superior being familiar with of the socio-political, cultural and environmental context of West Africa is attractive.

Stage II Consultancy: 5 (5) to ten (10) decades of related progressively dependable qualified article-graduate encounter in multimedia journalism, photography, videography, visual storytelling, crafting. A excellent understanding of the socio-political, cultural and environmental context of West Africa is appealing.

Languages: Fluency (level C) in each written and spoken English and French.

Terms AND Circumstances

  • All applications acquired will be reviewed and go by a assortment method to evaluate related expertise and qualifications. Based mostly on the evaluation success, thriving candidates will be positioned in a roster at guide degree II. Applicants who fulfill the range conditions could be contacted for further interviews or assessments and to validate their ongoing interest and availability for shorter-time period alternatives ranging concerning 1 to 11 months.
  • The roster validity is for a time period of 24 months from the day on which the prospect is notified of their achievement.

DEADLINE FOR Applications: 17 March 2023

How to implement

WFP Value Proposition

  • Significant and impactful professions – Our day-to-working day perform helps make a variation in the life of the men and women we provide.
  • Constant discovering and training – We offer learning equipment for our team to continually build their professions.
  • Multicultural and stimulating doing the job atmosphere – We stimulate gender and cultural diversity to make our groups more robust.

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Make sure you be aware:

WFP will not request payment at any phase of the recruitment procedure like at the provide phase. Any requests for payment really should be refused and noted to regional law enforcement authorities for suitable motion.

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